Diabetes Clinic Presentations

Below is a list of past Diabetes ECHO Clinic presentations. To view presentation slides, presenter bios, and additional resources, click view more.


Steroid Induced Hyperglycemia | April 8, 2021

Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee, practitioner at Western Slope Endocrinology in Grand Junction, Colorado, discusses caring for patients undergoing glucocorticoid treatment, which can worsen glucose control in patient with a pre-existing diagnosis of diabetes, or cause steroid-induced diabetes in patients who have never been diagnosed with diabetes.

Presenter: Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee

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Post-Bariatric Surgery Hypoglycemia in Patients with Diabetes | March 11, 2021

Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee, practitioner at Western Slope Endocrinology in Grand Junction, Colorado, discusses caring for patients with diabetes experiencing hypoglycemia post-bariatric surgery. Dr. Greenlee discusses how to identify the causes of hypoglycemia and shares treatment best practices.

Presenter: Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee

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Integrating Traditional Indigenous Knowledge: Path to Good Health | February 11, 2021

Dr. Danica Love Brown, Behavioral Health Director at Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, presents on the integration of traditional indigenous knowledge and behavioral health. Drawing on her extensive work in addressing substance misuse among AI/AN patients, Dr. Brown describes the similarities between substance misuse and disordered eating habits in the context of historical trauma. Dr. Brown shares best practices for multi-modal treatment approaches including motivational interviewing and guided communication, along with evaluation results from culturally-focused interventions in tribal communities.

Presenter: Dr. Danica Love Brown

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Pancreatogenic Diabetes | January 14, 2021

Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee, a practitioner at Western Slope Endocrinology in Grand Junction, Colorado, presents about identifying and caring for a patient with pancreatogenic diabetes. Pancreatogenic diabetes is an often misdiagnosed type of diabetes mellitus with a complex endocrinopathy and is associated with an elevated risk of pancreatic cancer. Dr. Greenlee discusses how to distinguish pancreatogenic diabetes from other types, risk factors, and recommended treatment.

Presenter: Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee

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COVID-19 Related Diabetes: Can COVID-19 Cause Diabetes? | August 13, 2020

Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee, a practitioner at Western Slope Endocrinology in Grand Junction, Colorado, examines recent articles and opinions regarding the possibility that COVID-19 can directly result in new onset diabetes. She examines cases related to this topic, and looks at the type of diabetes that may result from COVID-19.

Presenter: Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee

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Diabetes and Cirrhosis | July 9, 2020

Approximately 30% of patients with cirrhosis have diabetes mellitus. In addition, diabetes is an independent factor for poor prognosis in patients with cirrhosis. Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee, practitioner at Western Slope Endocrinology in Grand Junction, Colorado, shares vital information for I/T/U providers and educators about the relationship between diabetes and cirrhosis.

Presenter: Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee

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The Vargus Nerve: Simple Tools to Help it Function in Our Favor | July 8, 2020

This hour long session with Dr. Darryl Tonemah, a PhD of Psychology Counseling and Cultural Studies of Kiowa, Comanche, Tuscarora heritage, focuses on self-care and the Vagus Nerve, as well as self-care for providers. He provides actionable tools to deal with stress in the workplace. These tools are also intended to help clients and patients during COVID-19 and beyond.

Presenter: Dr. Darryl Tonemah

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Metformin Recall | June 11, 2020

The FDA recently alerted patients and health care professionals to nitrosamine impurity findings in certain metformin extended-release products. As clinicians continue to receive questions about the recent FDA alert, Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee, practitioner at Western Slope Endocrinology in Grand Junction, Colorado, shares information about what I/T/U providers and educators need to know.

Presenter: Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee

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Adapting Our Diabetes Programs During COVID-19 to Meet Our Patients’ and Community’s Needs | May 14, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced tribal providers and programs to adapt how they operate to reach patients. In this presentation, Veronica Leahy, Program Director for the Tulalip Diabetes Care and Prevention Program, shares how her program has changed to meet the needs of patients and the community.

Presenter: Veronica Leahy

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COVID-19 and Diabetes: Tools for Sick Day Care & Medication Management Updates | April 28, 2020

According to recent reports by the CDC 31% of people who have died from COVID-19 had diabetes, and diabetes affects nearly a quarter of AI/AN adults. In this presentation, Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee, practitioner at Western Slope Endocrinology in Grand Junction, Colorado, shares insight on the relationship between COVID-19 and diabetes through sharing relevant data, considering the collateral damage caused by COVID-19 and providing strategies for recognizing and effectively managing COVID-19 infection in patients with diabetes. Dr. Greenlee also discusses meal planning for patients, managing insulin adjustments and considerations for COVID-19 treatments  in patients with diabetes.

Presenter: Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee

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COVID-19 and Diabetes | March 26, 2020

Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee, practitioner at Western Slope Endocrinology in Grand Junction, Colorado, discusses the risks of COVID-19 infection for patients with diabetes, how patients can reduce their risk of infection, and how to prepare them for quarantine. Dr. Greenlee also shares special considerations for patients with diabetes in relation to the pandemic, the importance of offering telemedicine, and discusses other patient populations who may be especially vulnerable to COVID-19 symptoms.

Presenter: Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee

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The Gut Microbiome | February 13, 2020

Our gut bacteria are blamed for many health problems, including weight gain and diabetes. Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee, a private practitioner at Western Slope Endocrinology, examines how managing the gut microbiome might impact diabetes treatment.

Presenter: Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee

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Diabetes Management in Patients with Renal Disease | January 9, 2020

Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee, a private practitioner at Western Slope Endocrinology in Grand Junction, Colorado, offers evidence-based suggestions for managing diabetes in patients with end-stage kidney disease.

Presenter: Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee

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Structured Self-Management of Blood Glucose | June 13, 2019

Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee, a private practitioner at Western Slope Endocrinology in Grand Junction, Colorado, presents on the efficacy and potential benefits of self-monitoring of blood glucose.

Presenter: Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee

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Helping with Diabetes: Avoiding Harm | May 2, 2019

In this presentation, Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee, practitioner at Western Slope Endocrinology in Grand Junction, Colorado, shares information about several harmful effects of uncontrolled diabetes, how to avoid these harmful effects, as well as strategies to support patients in reducing their risk of complications.

Presenter: Dr. Mary Carol Greenlee

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Interdisciplinary Care at Shoshone-Bannock | September 13, 2018

A brief overview of healthcare services offered at the Shoshone-Bannock Fort Hall IHS facility and the Shoshone-Bannock Department of Tribal Health and Human Services, as well as the design and impact of a quality improvement study conducted by the Tribe.

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Diabetic Retinopathy and Neuropathy | August 9, 2018

In this presentation, Dr. Richard Arakaki, professor at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, shares information about 2018 clinical practice guidelines for diabetic retinopathy and neuropathy.

Presenter: Dr. Richard Arakaki

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Prevention of Macrovascular Complications of Diabetes | July 12, 2018

Dr. Matthew Bouchonville, Assistant Professor at the Department of Endocrinology at the University of New Mexico, shares information about risk factors for macrovascular complications associated with diabetes. Dr. Bouchonville also offers insight into the promising outcomes associated with multifactorial risk reduction in patients with diabetes.

Presenter: Dr. Matthew Bouchonville

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Pediatric Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management Approaches | June 14, 2018

Dr. Nicolas Cuttriss, Director of Project ECHO Diabetes at Stanford University, discusses how to recognize symptoms and diagnose diabetes in youth, how to understand the role and indications for use of insulin in type 2 diabetes, as well as the role of insulin management in type 1 diabetes. Finally, Dr. Cuttriss offers an approach for managing diabetes in youth as a chronic complex condition.

Presenter: Dr. Nicolas Cuttriss

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Project ECHO: Moving Knowledge Instead of Patients and Providers | May 10, 2018

This presentation emphasizes the urgent need in AI/AN communities to enhance diabetes care. It also describes ways in which Project ECHO can serve Indian Country in this capacity.

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Does My Patient Have Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes? | April 12, 2018

In this presentation, Dr. Matthew Bouchonville, Assistant Professor at the Department of Endocrinology at the University of New Mexico, breaks down the differences and similarities between type 1 and type 2 diabetes and provides case examples to assist in making the correct diagnosis.

Presenter: Dr. Matthew Bouchonville

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